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Zyrtec vs Claritin: What's the difference?

Posted 8 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Zyrtec and Claritin are both antihistamines, but which one is more effective for conditions such as allergic rhinitis or postnasal drip?

Allegra vs Claritin: What's the Difference?

Posted 20 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Both Allegra and Claritin are antihistamines but which one is more effective or has more side effects?

Hydroxyzine over the counter equivalent?

Posted 24 Nov 2015 by svt440 1 answer

I have skin writing (Dermatographic urticaria) and was prescribed a years subscription of Hydroxyzine. This works great, but in order to get a new supply, I must go to another appointment and spend the money out of my pocket, (thanks to my "wonderful" health insurance), and take time off ...

Do you can take Paracetamol and Telfast both?

Posted 10 Dec 2015 by Needhelp45 1 answer

Telfast is 180mg. Paracetamol is the common one (white colored pill). I do have urticaria, that's why I'm taking telfast. What more is I cant take many other medicines such as the NSAIDs family. Please answer fast as you can. Thank you.

I looked up prednisone versus prednisolone on I learned that doctors prescribed?

Posted 13 Sep 2013 by Anniebananie12 2 answers

... prednisone because they don't have as much experience with prednisone alone; however,, prednisone has less side effects. I think I'd like to change over tomorrow from the prednisone to the prednisone dose pack that I have. Ideas and/or opinions?

How or where can we get Rx filled for oral Ketotifen?

Posted 3 Feb 2014 by Deborah3252 2 answers

My 35 year-old daughter's immunologist/allergist has prescribed oral Ketotifen for her dermatographic urticaria. It's easily available for ophthalmic use (as eyedrops) in the U.S., but we can't find a pharmacy to fill the Rx for capsules (or tablets or pills). Her Doctor prescribed ...

How long does cetirizone hcl 10 mg stay in your system after your very first dose?

Posted 1 Jul 2018 by BeHealthy1 1 answer

My 16 year old daughter just started taking cetirizine hcl 10mg, generic for Zyrtec, yesterday but after reading all the side effects we may try a different approach now. How long will it take to get completely out of her system?

Allergic Urticaria - cure for urticaria plz?

Posted 19 Nov 2009 by kitty32 5 answers

i have icu for the last year and half... on and off..every second night or more my face swells up and covered in hives all over my body... tried all sorts of therapy,diets,tablets..i do get some relief from avoiding certain foods but not enough..i cant cope anymore... doctors not helping me... any ...

Will 4 weeks on prednisone cause major weight gain?

Posted 22 Aug 2018 by Britt812 1 answer

I've been hit with a random bout of hives/urticaria for reasons unknown. Went on a 5 day course of prednisone which knocked it back significantly but the skin reactions were still present afterwards. Currently on Blexten but again, skin will still flare up if scratched or has too much contact ...

How many shots did it take for Xolair to work for you?

Posted 13 Nov 2018 by Kate4321 1 answer

I have had 1 shot of Xolair 1 week ago and not seen any improvement yet. Did it take more than 1 injection for anyone? Praying it is going to work after the next injection or 2

Xolair - Hi everyone, I am new to the group. I have a question for everyone about these shots, I am?

Posted 23 Jan 2016 by Pouwerof3 4 answers

... reading reveiws on it and so far i am scared to death. I am due to get my first shot on thursday the 28th but from what i am reading i really dont know if i want to go through with it. Anybody in this group been on the shots for a long time that has exsperianced the side effects im reading ...

Is Xyzal available over-the-counter?

Posted 5 Jul 2017 1 answerFAQ by

What side effects can Atarax have other than those listed?

Posted 14 Aug 2010 by AllieB 2 answers

I just started taking Atarax for chronic urticaria and have had some side effects I don't see listed. I've been taking 50mg at night for two nights of the generic hydroxyzine HLC. I've awakened several times (about every half hour) from hallucination-type dreams and a strange feeling ...

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